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Hashimoto's disease

(hăsh′ĭ-mōtōz, hä′shē-)
n.
  1. An autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland, resulting in diffuse goiter, infiltration of the thyroid gland with lymphocytes, and hypothyroidism.Hashimoto's thyroiditis lymphadenoid goiter struma lymphomatosa
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